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January 2022

Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this interactive, two-part online workshop. Participants will work to draft and edit a teaching statement, which is often required for US academic job applications. We will discuss elements of teaching statements, evidence of effective teaching tailored for different academic jobs, and strategies to get started or polish existing teaching statements. Participants from all disciplines will become better equipped and prepared to communicate their teaching practice through this workshop's…

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February 2022

Equity in Teaching Institute

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 9:00 am

The Equity in Teaching Institute (EqTI) takes place virtually or in person over two days. We are now accepting applications for the next EqTI, to be held on Wednesday, February 2 & Friday, February 4, 2022, from 9-4:30 each day. We have not yet determined whether this will be in-person or virtual, and invite applicants to indicate their preference. During the two days of our institute, we will reflect on who our students are, how our courses can equitably meet our students’ needs, and…

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Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this interactive, two-part online workshop. Participants will work to draft and edit a teaching statement, which is often required for US academic job applications. We will discuss elements of teaching statements, evidence of effective teaching tailored for different academic jobs, and strategies to get started or polish existing teaching statements. Participants from all disciplines will become better equipped and prepared to communicate their teaching practice through this workshop's…

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Beyond Think-Pair-Share: 10 Strategies for In-Class Small Groups

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In-class small group work can engage students with one another and course materials to enhance higher-order thinking, mastery of course concepts, diverse views, and deeper learning. Research shows that small-group learning improves academic achievement, relationships between classmates and faculty, and overall well-being. Participants will be able to choose from 10 teaching strategies they can implement during class, consider how each strategy supports course objectives, recognize the pros and cons of each strategy, and reflect on your role as the instructor.…

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Equity in Teaching Institute

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 9:00 am

The Equity in Teaching Institute (EqTI) takes place virtually or in person over two days. We are now accepting applications for the next EqTI, to be held on Wednesday, February 2 & Friday, February 4, 2022, from 9-4:30 each day. We have not yet determined whether this will be in-person or virtual, and invite applicants to indicate their preference. During the two days of our institute, we will reflect on who our students are, how our courses can equitably meet our students’ needs, and…

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Leading Controversial Conversations

February 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm

As liberal arts scholars, we embrace the controversial nature of human inquiry, and, as educators, we strive to prepare our students to engage in controversial issues competently and productively. Still, navigating controversy in the classroom remains an increasingly daunting challenge in today's political climate. This semester, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Program for Public Discourse invite you to participate in a series of three workshops designed to empower educators across the curriculum with the necessary tools to facilitate…

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March 2022

Leading Controversial Conversations

March 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm

As liberal arts scholars, we embrace the controversial nature of human inquiry, and, as educators, we strive to prepare our students to engage in controversial issues competently and productively. Still, navigating controversy in the classroom remains an increasingly daunting challenge in today's political climate. This semester, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Program for Public Discourse invite you to participate in a series of three workshops designed to empower educators across the curriculum with the necessary tools to facilitate…

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Alumni Reflections

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Alumni from CIRTL programs go on to many different kinds of careers. This four-part event series features alumni from different career paths reflecting on their current work, how CIRTL prepared them for their career trajectories, and how their CIRTL experiences helped shape their professional interests and activities. We will give you a chance to submit questions when you register. Join us on: Wednesday, March 9: How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Academic and Research Staff Wednesday, March 16: How…

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Imagining Post-PhD Career Possibilities: Advocating for your Professional Skills and Value

March 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 4, 2022

This four-part series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels, especially those nearing transitional phases, to articulate and build upon professional skills acquired within and outside of academic experiences. Participants will: identify skills and competencies developed in multiple settings; determine areas for additional development; and develop self-awareness and agency in pursuit of diverse post-graduate careers. In support of the professional development of equity-deserving communities, this series increases equitable and inclusive participation by uncovering the hidden curriculum of graduate…

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Alumni Reflections

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Alumni from CIRTL programs go on to many different kinds of careers. This four-part event series features alumni from different career paths reflecting on their current work, how CIRTL prepared them for their career trajectories, and how their CIRTL experiences helped shape their professional interests and activities. We will give you a chance to submit questions when you register. Join us on: Wednesday, March 9: How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Academic and Research Staff Wednesday, March 16: How…

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